unnamedThe star-studded line-up continues to grow for the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) annual Nashville Songwriter Awards presented by City National Bank. Country megastar and five-time CMA ‘Male Vocalist of the Year’ Blake Shelton, along with eleven-time GRAMMY nominated singer-songwriter Jamey Johnson and ACM, BMI, and CMT Award winning artist Scotty McCreery will participate in the evening dedicated to songwriters, joining previously confirmed artists Bill AndersonChris Janson, and LANCO.
Awards given will include Song, Songwriter, and Songwriter-Artist of the Year as well as the coveted “10 Songs I Wish I’d Written” awards, and as previously announced, country legend Bill Anderson will receive the Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award.
Outstanding supporters of the songwriting community will also be recognized as Cary Sherman, Chairman and CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), will receive the Stephen Foster Award in honor of his generous support for, and dedication to, songwriters, the music industry, and NSAI, and Congressman Doug Collins will be honored the NSAI’s White Hat Award, given by the NSAI Board of Directors to any individual from the public/political sector who has significantly served the interests of the songwriting community and is therefore recognized as "one of the good guys" (who wear white hats).
This year’s Nashville Songwriter Awards will take place on September 19, 2018 at 7:30pm at the historic Ryman Auditorium. Tickets are available for purchase at
Sponsors: Presenting Sponsor - City National Bank. Special thanks to our additional supporting sponsors: Academy of Country Music, Hotel Indigo, Jack Daniels, Loeb & Loeb, National Association of Broadcasters/Tennessee Association of Broadcasters, Recording Academy, Recording Industry Association of America, Soundexchange, and Visit Music City.

e5DewcjwThis Sunday, Aug. 5, country music singer/songwriter Scotty McCreery will share the spotlight with his family on ABC’s “Celebrity Family Feud.” The episode, hosted by Steve Harvey, will air at 8 PM EST / 7 PM CST on the ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.

On Team McCreery, Scotty will be joined by his wife, Gabi Dugal McCreery; father-in-law, Merrick (Tre) Dugal III; father, Mike McCreery; and grandmother, Paquita McCreery. Together, the family members will play in support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital against actor/comedian Chris Kattan of “Saturday Night Live” and his family.  
“Celebrity Family Feud” pits celebrities and their families against each other in a contest to name the most popular responses to a survey-type question posed to 100 people. The teams compete to win money in support of their favorite charities.

The episode was taped in the Spring prior to McCreery and Dugal’s June wedding. Last week, the couple invited fans into their special day, debuting the music video for his current single “This Is It” in partnership with The Knot.The song, currently at No. 42 on Mediabase/Country Aircheck, is the second single off of McCreery’s 2018 album,Seasons Change, and the highly-anticipated follow up to his RIAA-certified Platinum No. 1 single “Five More Minutes.” The video received more than one million views in its first six days of release.

Scotty’s “This is It” music video is now available on YouTube. You can watch it here.

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ec8ckNKwIt’s been just over a month since Scotty McCreery, the man once named “Country Music’s Hottest Bachelor,” gave up his title as he married the love of his life, Gabi Dugal, in a romantic ceremony set in the mountains of North Carolina. As they settle into married life, the newlyweds are inviting fans to experience their special day with the official music video for McCreery’s current single “This Is It” premiering today exclusively in partnership with The Knot.
“Our wedding day was everything we wanted it to be, as Gabi and I celebrated our love and commitment to each other with family and close friends in the beautiful North Carolina mountains,” said McCreery. “‘This is It’ is our story. We have received so much love and support from our fans that we felt it was only right to share our special day with them. We hope everyone enjoys the music video as much as we love being able to relive that day over and over again.” 
The video was directed by Jeff Ray, who also directed McCreery’s poignant “Five More Minutes” music video that topped both the CMT and GAC countdowns. It provides viewers an intimate look inside the couples’ rehearsal dinner, and a behind the scenes look as they prepare to walk down the aisle, exchange vows and dance the night away.
Written by McCreery, Frank Rogers and Aaron Eshuis two weeks before the artist proposed to Dugal, “This Is It” is the second single from McCreery’s recently released album Seasons Changeand tells the detailed story of their engagementThe song is climbing the country singles charts, ranking amongst the Top Ten most added singles this week, and is currently at No. 45 on the Mediabase/Country Aircheck chart. In March, the album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart, achieving one of the strongest first weeks for a country album in the last year – with over 40,000 units sold in the first week. Seasons Change is McCreery’s fourth consecutive album to debut at No. 1 on a Billboard album chart. The album was produced by Rogers, Eshuis and Derek Wells.
The couple, who met in kindergarten and began dating during their senior year in high school, tied the knot on June 16, 2018 at Twickenham House in Jefferson, N.C. in front of 200 of their closest family and friends. For details on her dress, the venue, food and more stay tuned to Fans can watch the new Mr. and Mrs. McCreery together with their fathers and his grandmother on an upcoming episode of “Celebrity Family Feud” set to premiereAugust 5 on ABC Television at 8:00 PM EDT (7:00 PM CDT).
Listen to Seasons Change and “This Is It” here.

Catch Scotty and family on “Celebrity Family Feud” on Sunday, August 5 (8:00 PM/EDT; 7:00 PM/CDT) on the ABC Television Network.  Scotty, Gabi, Gabi’s father Tre, Scotty’s father Mike, and Scotty’s grandmother Paquita compete against comedian and former “SaturdayNight Live” performer Chris Kattan and his family.  Be sure and tune-in!!

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